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Lawrence Lewis

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Birthplace: Kenmore, Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Arlington, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Mount Vernon, Fairfax County, VA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Colonel Fielding Lewis and Elizabeth "Betty" Washington
Husband of Eleanor "Nelly" Parke Custis
Father of Lorenzo Lewis; Frances Parke Butler; Martha Betty Lewis; Lawrence Fielding Lewis; Lorenzo Curtis and 5 others
Brother of Fielding Lewis, Jr.; Maj. George Washington Lewis; Warner Lewis; Betty Lewis Carter; Samuel Lewis and 5 others
Half brother of John Lewis and Frances Lewis

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About Lawrence Lewis

I am George Washington's nephew.

For our wedding gift, we were given 2000 acres next to Mount Vernon, my uncle George's estate.

We built our home there and called it the Woodlawn Plantation.

Birth: (1,2,3) d/o Col. Fielding LEWIS/Elizabeth "Betty" WASHINGTON. (2,3) 4 Apr 1767. (2) Fredericksburg, VA.

Marriage to Eleanor Parke CUSTIS: (1,2) 22 Feb 1799. (2) Mt. Vernon, VA. (3)

Death: (2) 30 Nov 1839. Arlington, VA.

(2c) Gen. WASHINGTON's favorite nephew.

(2c) After WASHINGTON's retirement from public life, he resided with him at Mt. Vernon, VA. He was the last living executor of the will of Gen. WASHINGTON, and continued to reside at Mt. Vernon until the death of Martha WASHINGTON, 22 May 1802.

(1,2) 1794: Aide to General Daniel MORGAN in his expedition to quell an insurrection in PA.

(1) "Virginia Genealogies - A Genealogy of the Glassell Family," by Rev. Horace Edwin Hayden (Genalogical Pub. Co., Baltimore, 1966) p.81.

(2) "Diane's Database," by Diane Wolford Sheppard (http://wc.rootsweb.com, wolfordsheppard database, 11 May 2007). Cites: (a) "Genealogies of Virginia Families" (Genealogy.com) p.122-123. (b) "Maryland Genealogies" (Genealogy.com) Vol. 1, p.160. (c) "Virginia Biographical Encyclopedia" (Ancestry.com).

(3) Carolyn Tayloe Davidson Carey, Greenwood Village, CO. Cites: (a) "Lewis Family of Virginia," by Wm. Terrell Lewis. (b) "Genealogies of Virginia Families from the Wm. & Mary Quarterly," p.171-385.

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Lawrence Lewis's Timeline

1769
April 4, 1769
Kenmore, Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
1797
November 27, 1797
Age 28
Fairfax, VA, USA
1799
February 22, 1799
Age 29
Mt. Vernon, Fairfax, Virginia
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1801
Age 31
1802
1802
Age 32
1803
1803
Age 33
1803
Age 33
Fairfax Co., Va
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1805
Age 35
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1807
Age 37
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1810
Age 40